Reports continue to emerge of z/OS customers optimizing their CPC configurations to deliver improved performance and reduced software costs.
This webinar will use real-world experiences to illustrate the relationship between processor cache, available MIPS, and software costs.
Benefit from the experiences of both Watson & Walker’s and IntelliMagic’s customers to learn multiple ways to achieve RNI (Relative Nest Intensity) Nirvana.
- Key processor cache concepts & metrics
- Broad perspective of the types and extent of optimization opportunities seen across the industry
- Tooling to gain visibility into these metrics (both IBM and IntelliMagic)
Controlling MLC with Capping
‘Soft capping’ is a common technique to control software costs based on the R4HA. IBM offers two ‘flavors’: Defined Capacity (DC) and Group Capacity (GC).
MLC Pricing 101: Tailored Fit, Sub-capacity, and Capping
With the recent IBM announcement about Tailored Fit Pricing, it seems an opportune time to discuss the current pricing methods. In this first blog I’ll cover sub-capacity pricing.
How to Prepare Your Mainframe Infrastructure for Cyber Monday and Black Friday
Three hours of Cyber Monday generates more sales than any given full day for the rest of the year. Is your infrastructure prepared to handle these critical peak workloads?
Experience firsthand the deepest visibility into your z/OS systems, processors, network, disk and tape environments. Whether you’re in the early stages of product research, evaluating competitive solutions, or trying to solve a problem, we’re happy to help you get the information you need to move forward with your IT initiatives.
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